Senator Joe Bolkcom View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 78 (1999) - 89 (2021)
Home County: Johnson
Joe Bolkcom
Johnson County


Serving sixth term in Senate.


Outreach and Community Education Director, University of Iowa Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research, and the Iowa Flood Center.


Received A.A. in political science from Black Hawk College in 1978, B.A. in sociology from Saint Ambrose University in 1985, and M.A. in public affairs from the University of Iowa in 1988.

Memberships and Activities

Member of Iowa Chapter of Sierra Club, Iowa Environmental Council, Iowa Bicycle Coalition, and American Federation of Teachers, Local 716.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1956 in Bloomington, Minnesota. Resides in Iowa City.